Police: 34-year-old Used Snapchat, Social Media Fakes To Lure Preteen Into Sexual Assault

Matt Dwyer
July 25, 2019 - 3:04 pm

Reginald Sharp of Bridgeport. Photo courtesy of Stratford Police.

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(WTIC-AM) -- A 34-year-old Bridgeport man is accused of using fake personas on social media to lure a preteen out of a home. 

Reginald Sharp allegedly sexually assaulted the young person in Stratford.

Stratford investigators say Sharp met the pre-teen on Snapchat. 

He allegedly created fake profiles on several social media applications.

Police were told about the attack Tuesday. 

Sharp is a registered sex offender.  He was listed as being "non-compliant" with the registry for failing to report his address